September 2016 Business Book Bestsellers

October 03, 2016


Our business book bestsellers for the month of September, 2016

Each month we compile a list of our top selling books. These books are featured on our site, within our Keen Thinker Newsletter, and syndicated through various publications. We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book. We report our business book bestsellers to The New York Times and Nielsen BookScan. Congratulations to these bestselling authors for September!


1. How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

By Julian Guthrie
Published by Penguin Press


2. The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith

By Gabrielle Bernstein
Published by Hay House


3. Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways

By William C Taylor
Published by Portfolio


4. Together Is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration

By Simon Sinek
Published by Portfolio


5. What Made Me Who I Am

By Bernie Swain
Published by Savio Republic


6. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

By Mark Manson
Published by


7. O Great One!: A Little Story about the Awesome Power of Recognition

By David Novak, Christa Bourg
Published by Portfolio


8. The Long View: Career Strategies to Start Strong, Reach High, and Go Far

By Brian Fetherstonhaugh
Published by Diversion Publishing


9. The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

By Kevin Kelly
Published by Viking


10. Good Profit: How Creating Value for Others Built One of the World's Most Successful Companies

By Charles G Koch
Published by Crown Business


11. Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization

By Parag Khanna
Published by Random House


12. The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction

By Samantha Ettus
Published by Ghost Mountain Books


13. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Angela Duckworth
Published by Scribner Book Company


14. The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage

By Daymond John, Daniel Paisner
Published by Crown Business


15. The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us about the Future of Urban Life

By Jonathan F Rose
Published by Harperwave


16. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

By Margot Lee Shetterly
Published by William Morrow & Company


17. Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy and Innovation

By Patrick Van Der Pijl, Justin Lokitz, Lisa Kay Solomon
Published by Wiley


18. Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival

By Michael E Webber
Published by Yale University Press


19. Zone to Win: Organizing to Compete in an Age of Disruption

By Geoffrey A Moore
Published by Diversion Books


20. Power Your Happy: Work Hard, Play Nice & Build Your Dream Life

By Lisa Sugar
Published by Dutton Books


21. Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami?: Transform Your Business Using the Five Principles of Engagement

By Steven D Goldstein
Published by Greenleaf Book Group Press


22. Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

By Janette Sadik Khan, Seth Solomonow
Published by Viking


23. Becoming the Best: Build a World-Class Organization Through Values-Based Leadership

By Harry M Kraemer
Published by Jossey-Bass


24. The Agile Pocket Guide: A Quick Start to Making Your Business Agile Using Scrum and Beyond

By Peter Saddington
Published by John Wiley & Sons


25. The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success

By Brian Wong
Published by Crown Business


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